Graduate Programme
graduate scheme

Graduate Programme

Dawn Meats (UK) Ltd
Bedford · East Midlandsand 9 others
Time left to apply
8 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

At Dawn Meats our people are our strength and our Graduate Programme is a key element in building our top class team.

An unswerving dedication to excellence is at the heart of Dawn Meats success. We seek graduates with the potential to succeed in a fast paced environment.

With continuous investment in our Programme, we welcome and encourage the fresh ideas, enthusiasm and energy new graduates bring to the company.

The Programme provides quality training with hands on involvement across key areas of the business. We invest in our people to develop the skills necessary to become future managers of Dawn Meats.

The Programme is structured to provide you with an opportunity to develop your skills and experiences over a range of disciplines in a two year period. Combined with formal training you will work with passionate, talented people who will provide invaluable training on the job. With no pre-conceived ideas and no limit on your career path, your skills and experiences can be uniquely tailored to the multitude of career opportunities within Dawn Meats.

We recognise the importance of continuous development and work closely with recognised Management Development Institutes in Ireland and the UK to develop our Graduates as managers of the future. For our Finance and Accounting Graduates the opportunity to gain a professional qualification from ACA, CIMA, ACCA or CPA is available.

Opportunities available in the following areas:

  • Cattle procurement
  • Agriculture
  • Planning
  • Production
  • Technical
  • Sales / commercial
  • Engineering
  • Accounting and finance
  • New product development
  • Human resources
  • Health and safety
  • Environmental

Are you hard working and looking for a role in a fast paced environment where you will have the opportunity to work with passionate, talented people across a variety of areas?

Company information

Dawn Meats is a premium meat processor and supplier of choice for a range of leading supermarket, foodservice and restaurant businesses. Established in 1980, Dawn Meats is an industry leader with annual revenues of over €1bn, employing over 3,300 staff in 12 countries and exporting to over 47 countries.

A family owned business, Dawn Meats remain true to its farming heritage through the close relationships forged with over 20,000 farmers in the UK and Ireland. Processing more than half a million cattle, 800,000 sheep and 300,000 tonnes of meat products per annum, Dawn Meats works with some of the world’s leading food companies who are attracted by our commitment to sustainability and quality.

Person requirements

  • Have an appropriate qualification
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexible, mobile and stimulated by new challenges
  • Keen to take on responsibility
  • Self motivated
  • Full clean drivers licence required
  • European or other international language desirable

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Educated to degree level

Accepted degree subjects





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How to apply

Number of vacancies: 20

Closing date: 28/02/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 28/02/2018

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